How to access

the caves of Sare

Reservations are highly recommended. The purchase of tickets remains possible on site, for the same day, if there are still places available.

In the heart of a protected natural area

Where to find us ?

In the Basque Country, in the Labourdin village of Sare ;
10km from "petit train de la Rhune" ;
30min from the Basque coast ;
Against the Navarre border, close to Zugarramurdi.

GPS coordinates :

Sexagesimal degree : Latitude : 43° 16'' 07' N / Longitude : 1° 34'' 13' O
Decimal degree : Latitude : 43.268831 / Longitude : -1.570508
Map of Caves of Sare - Grottes de Sare
Go to Caves of Sare by walking

How to get to the Caves of Sare ?

The caves of Sare are indicated by road signs. The site is accessible by public transport or by your own means.

By plane : the nearest airport is in Biarritz.
By train : the nearest SNCF train station is in St Jean de Luz.
By bus : with the Saint-Jean-de-Luz - Caves of Sare bus line.
There is a shuttle service departing from the bus station of St Jean de Luz, in front of the train station. Depending on the time of year, timetables change. Please contact Txik Txak (line 45).
By car : from highway A63, exit at Bayonne, Biarritz or St Jean de Luz, and then follow the signs to SARE and GROTTES DE SARE.
By foot : The blue poney walking trail crossing Xareta from Ainhoa, Urdax/Urdazubi and Zugarramurdi goes to the caves.
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Car park

Whether you arrive by car, bus or motorhome, the caves of Sare welcome you with 3 free car parks at your disposal.

Parking area right next to the entrance
Parking area right next to the entrance
Superior car park
Superior car park
Bus and camping cars parking
Bus and camping cars parking
Parking area right next to the entrance

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Open 11 months out of 12, the caves of Sare can be visited whatever the weather !

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